Look, the new FF7 fic! (Which, by the way, I highly recommend reading.) And... some Final Fantasy fics! Oh, and there's more Penance too. Keep sending your fics to firstname.lastname@example.org. - lawngnomesorceress
Final Fantasy VII: Before Crisis T It’s hard, sometimes, to be a Turk. People don’t understand us. They see a bunch of elite professionals in suits, with weapons, who do Shinra’s dirty work. We’re people too. But I guess there must be something different about us, knowing about the things we go through. Our lives are different. (Chapter 1)
Final Fantasy XI E Written from Monberaux's perspective. I tried to tailor this to feel like one of the articles they would have in the Tribune. I've taken a piece of existing folklore, and reworked it to fit in with this, since the game itself impliments a lot of myth and folklore into its environment.
I was just telling my friend about the times we had on BFV. "Whatever happened to playing that Vietnam game with those weird guys?" "You mean the boys? Well, after it all ended, the troops withdrew, the game was uninstalled, we kept in touch. Some of us joined the SWAT, still craving the action. Hell, we didnt even know why we were fighting that war, we were out in the wild. Unprotected and unpatched. $50.00 US. That was the price of war." Then he punched me in the balls.
.hack// 10+ The burden of another life – beyond that which he had stayed in ‘The World’ to save – was more than the 14-year-old was ready to bear, and yet in his heart and mind, he knew he had done just that. (Chapters 7-8)
I'm not sure I would want to live if I would be living in a world without power ballads.